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[audio]To My Children - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to Sonia Victor's son, Arthur, read one of her last poems, dedicated to her children and grandchildren.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sonia Victor; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 24
[audio]Rabbi Shapiro - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to a nign (wordless melody), from Rabbi Shapiro, the son of the Bershter rebe (a prominent Hassidic leader) and a composer of many nigunim. Rabbi Shapiro was staying with the Hollenders when the Germans took over Beregszasz, and he travelled with them on the same train to Auschwitz, where he was killed by the Nazis.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Rabbi Shapiro; Discovery Project; Nign; Yiddish
Downloads: 22
[audio]By Design: A New Logo - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 016 - April 3, 2012 Aaron Lansky and designer Alex Isley (of Alexander Isley Inc.) share the story of how and why the Yiddish Book Center's new logo evolved to include a tsigele - a little goat.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Alexander Isley, design, goat, Lisa Newman, Petra Pinn, Rozhinkes mit mandlen, tsigele, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish folk song
Downloads: 60
[movies]Yechiel Schachner 2April2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Yechiel Schachner was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 2, 2011 in New York. Yechiel Schachner’s family lived in Odessa before his mother immigrated to the United States in 1920 and his father in 1922. Yechiel begins his interview describing his childhood growing up in Boro Park in Brooklyn, New York. Yechiel describes his parents’ commitment to the Yiddish world and their apolitical household...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 52
[audio]The Pin: A Yiddish language film - Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of "The Pin," shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Pin; Naomi Jaye; Yiddish film; Tune in!
Downloads: 13
[audio]Tori Avey on making the perfect Latke - Yiddish Book Center
Tori Avey visits with us to talk about Jewish food and to share tips on making the perfect latke. A convert to Judaism, Tori is a "culinary anthropologist" and author of the award-winning "The Shiksa in the Kitchen", a food blog about Jewish cuisine. Episode 50 December 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tori Avey; Jewish food; The Shiksa in the Kitchen; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 9
[audio]Riva Yosl Buntsyes - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 19
[audio]Dos mayse-bukh fun mayn lebn/Mayn leksikon? - Yiddish Book Center
Dos mayse-bukh fun mayn lebn/Mayn leksikon? The Story Book of My Life/My Biographical Dictionary by Melekh Ravitch Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Melekh Ravitch; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[audio]A nign from Rabbi Shapiro - Yiddish Book Center
The son of the Bershter rebe (a prominent Hassidic leader) and a composer of many nigunim. Rabbi Shapiro was staying with the Hollenders when the Germans took over Beregszasz, and he travelled with them on the same train to Auschwitz, where he was killed by the Nazis.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; nign; Yiddish; Rabbi Shapiro; discovery project
Downloads: 26
[audio]Selections from "Outwitting History" - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky reads selections from his book live at the National Yiddish Book Center.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Nonfiction; Book Rescue; Yiddish
Downloads: 21
[audio]SHOLEM ASCH, Der tilim Yid (Salvation) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 31
[audio]Bak on Series - Yiddish Book Center
Painter Samuel Bak in conversation with Elizabeth Pols.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Samuel Bak; Yiddish; Yiddish painter; discovery project
Downloads: 28
[audio]Dray matones un andere dertseylungen - Yiddish Book Center
Dray matones un andere dertseylungen - by Isaac Leib Peretz. Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Leib Peretz; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[movies]Edythe Bloom 02May2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Edythe Bloom was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 2, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Edythe Bloom Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, May 2, 2012...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Press; Radio; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Israel; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Rural; Urban; Travel; Palestine; Kiev; Allentown PA; Delaware; Haganah; 50s; 40s; Orthodox; Hasdisim; Reform; Social Work; Strudel; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 38
[audio]Lekoved yontev - Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish
Downloads: 33
[audio]Love Offering - Yiddish Book Center
"Love Offering", a very personal piece (with no overt Jewish content) written within a year of his marriage and dedicated to his bride. Composed by Joseph Achron and performed by Sam Zerin.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joseph Achron; Sam Zerin; Yiddish
Downloads: 11
[audio]Beryl Izyk by Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Translated by Curt Leviant.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish Short Stories; Discovery Project
Downloads: 48
[movies]Phyllis Herda 09Mar2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Phyllis Herda was interviewed by Sara Israel on March 9, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Phyllis Herda Oral History Interview, interviewed by Sara Israel, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, March 9, 2012...
Keywords: Family history; stories about ancestors; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Jewish community; Urban; Yiddish language; Jewish Identity; Childhood; Religion and ritual; Pesakh; Passover; Jewish education; Education; Channukah; Khanukah; Channuka; Khanike United States; Yiddish Book Center; Feminism; Israel; Zionism; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Advice; Eastern Europe; Immigration; Migration; Career and Professional Life; Phyllis Herda; Massachusetts; Chelsea MA; Medford MA; Bat Mitzvah; Michael Bloomberg; Schirlif School; Girl Scouts; Young Judaea; Conversion; Library; Jewish Community of Amherst; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 30
[movies]Deirdre Hirschtritt 19Jul2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Dierdre Hirschtritt was interviewed by Pauline Katz on July 19, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview; Deirdre Hirschtritt Oral History Interview, interviewed by Pauline Katz, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 19, 2011...
Keywords: Deirdre Hirschtritt; Orthodox; New York State; New York City; NYC; New Rochelle NY; Camp Ramah; Schechter; University of Wisconsin; Multiculturalism; Steiner Summer Program; Margaret Sanger; Paper Bridge; Dybbuk
Downloads: 35
[movies]Tania Horn 05Aug2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Tania Horn was interviewed on August 5, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Tania Horn Oral History Interview, interviewed by Emma Morgenstern, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, August 5, 2011...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Childhood; Immigration; Migration; Holocaust; World War Two; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Canada; Israel; Tania Horn
Downloads: 22
[audio]Israel Joshua Singer - Di brider Ashkenazi - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Joshua Singer; Yiddish
Downloads: 42
[audio]A Honga (Jewish Dance) - Yiddish Book Center
From the repertoire of the Frand Family Klezmorim of Dubiecko, as performed by the New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble at the World Congress of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust, November 1, 2009, in Newton, MA.
Keywords: discovery project; Yiddish Book Center; Fran Family Klesmorim; Yiddish
Downloads: 85
[movies]Paul Slater 23July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Paul Slater, co-founder of Hampshire Farm, was interviewed by Allie Brudney on July 23, 2012 in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story. To cite this interview: Paul Slater Oral History Interview, interviewed by Allie Brudney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 23, 2012...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Paul Slater; veteran; veteran's education; nonviolence; World War Two
Downloads: 13
[audio]Everyday Jews by Yehoshue Perl - Yiddish Book Center
The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2006 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Yehoshue Perl; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[audio]Oyf di felder fun Treblinke ? In the Fields of Treblinka - Rachel Auerbach - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Rachel Auerbach; Yiddish
Downloads: 27
[movies]Yaffa Gunner 15May2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Yaffa Gunner, active member of the Jewish Community of Amherst, was interviewed by Allie Brudney on May 15, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Yaffa Gunner begins her interview by describing her family background; both of her parents were born in Hungary and immigrated to the United States. Her father left for the US before the First World War, but her mother only managed to arrive after the war ended, with two children in tow...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Feminism; Soviet Union; United States; Youth group; Transmission; Jewish community; Rural; Travel; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 32
[audio]Isaac Leib Peretz - Hasidish (Hasidic Tales) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Leib Peretz; Yiddish
Downloads: 37
[audio]The Badkhones of Yosif Frydman - Yiddish Book Center
National Yiddish Book Center summer program intern and Discovery Fellow Joshua Schwartz chants a portion of Yosif Frydman’s badkhones book (folk poetry) about the Jewish longing for Zion - and since it’s a long way to Israel from golus (exile), they might want to bring a Badkhn (folk poet) along to entertain!
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joshua Schwartz; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 28
[audio]Mayn tatn's beys-din shtub - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 19
[movies]Sarah Gordon 25August2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Sarah Gordon is the lead singer of rock Yiddish band Yiddish Princess. Daughter of renowned Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper, she grew up steeped in the Yiddish world of New York City. Sarah has performed and recorded with many of today's leading Klezmer bands, and also writes original Yiddish poetry. Sarah begins her interview detailing her family’s history. She explains that all four of her grandparents lived in Chicago, which was where her parents met, though her mother grew up near Berkley, ...
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Yiddish revival and activism; Scholarship; Israel; United States; Music; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); children/grandchildren of (Yiddish personalities); Yiddish learning; Career and Professional Life; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Bina Veinreich; Klezmer; Yiddish Princess; Jacob Glatstein; Itzik Manger; Adrienne Cooper; Yiddish Princess; KlezKamp; KlezKanada; YIVO; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 92
[audio]Isaac Leib Peretz - Folkstimlekhe geshikhtn - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Leib Peretz; Yiddish
Downloads: 26
[movies]Murray Lubin 13July2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Murray Lubin was interviewed by Emma Morgenstern on July 13, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center. Murray Lubin grew up in New York shifting his time between the Lower East Side and Williamsburg, Brooklyn. His mother was born in Poland and was the last one of her family to arrive in the United States. Murray carefully explains the system of saving money to bring an individual family member over to the United States at the start of his interview...
Keywords: Murray Lubin; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish learning; Immigration; Migration; and place; Israel; Eastern Europe; United States; Urban; Other Jewish languages; Assimilation; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Career and Professional Life; Religion and ritual; Roots/heritage; Rozwadow; Poland; Russia; 1917 Revolution; Williamsburg; Lower East Side; 1948; rock candy; Bialystoker Synagogue; Chasidic; Yeshiva; Americanized; Brooklyn Technical High School; Forverts; print; type; linotype; union; typesetting; hot type; cold type
Downloads: 59
[movies]Sophia Holtz 25February2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Sophia was a Jan Term student at the Yiddish Book Center in 2011. She is in her final year at Hampshire College. Sophia grew up in New York City, on the Upper West Side, with a brother and with wonderful parents. She liked being a city kid, and the independence that gave her. She went to an egalitarian, pluralist Jewish day school from pre-school until she graduated high school. She also went to synagogue, lived in a Jewish neighborhood, and generally was immersed in Jewish community for almost ...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center, Yiddish language, Yiddish learning, Jewish Identity, Childhood, United States, Education, Jewish education, Literature, Other languages, Hebrew, Klezmer, Music, New York, New York City, Upper West Side, Hampshire, Sophia Holtz, Yiddish Book Center, Hampshire College, JanTerm, National Yiddish Book Center, Wexler Oral History Project, nybc, ybc, Yiddish, Jewish culture
Downloads: 27
[audio]Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn" - Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carey sings "Yiddish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn". Yiddish redt zikh azoy sheyn (Yiddish Has Such a Lovely Sound). Everything sound best - if you say it in Yiddish!
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish
Downloads: 33
[movies]David Schorr 30May2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
David Schorr, retired forensic engineer, was interviewed by Bina Addes on May 30, 2013 in Amherst, MA. David was born in Philadelphia on April 6, 1931. He is married with four children & eight grandchildren. He has lived in Philadelphia all his life, and now resides in Florida five months a year. He considers himself a self-educated Jew. He studied for his B.S. in Civil Engineering at Drexel University...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Family History and stories, Jewish Identity, Yiddish language, Yiddish teaching, Yiddish learning, Yiddish revival and activism, Career and Professional life, Education, Religion and Ritual, Family traditions, Jewish Holidays, Israel, Yiddish Book Center, Transmission, Jewish community, Travel Family history, stories about ancestors, Jewish Identity, Yiddish language, Yiddish teaching, Yiddish learning, Yiddish revival and activism, Career and Professional Life, Education, Religion and ritual, Family traditions, Jewish holidays, Israel, Transmission, Yiddish Book Center, Jewish community, Travel, Philadelphia, PA, Florida, Gratz College, Beth Chiam Religious school, Florida Atlantic University, 1930s-present, reform orthodox
Downloads: 15
[audio]Leyke Post Carey sings "Vus zhe geyst di ketsele" - Yiddish Book Center
"Vus-zhe geyst dus ketsele broygesâ (Why is my Kitty so Angry?) A popular folk song otherwise known as âYikhes,â about the unseemly side of the Eastern European Jewish heritage.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish
Downloads: 36
[movies]Haim Gunner 9july2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Haim is an eloquent, sharp man, who in his youth was involved with the socialist Zionist movement, leading him to an agricultural college in NYC, and finally to found a kibbutz in Sasa, Israel. He lived in Israel from 1947-1956, then returned to North America, where he eventually became a professor of Environmental Science at UMass Amherst. In this second interview for the Yiddish Book Center, Haim discusses arriving at and founding the kibbutz on Marxist and Freudian principles...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; Israel; Palestine; Kibbutz; Kibbutzim; Freud; Marx; Jewish Communities of Ottowa; Jewish Communities of Canada; Politics; Socialist Zionist Youth Movement; Sasa
Downloads: 112
[movies]Fred Irving 16February2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Fred Irving was interviewed by Allie Brudney on February 16, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center. Fred Irving spends the first half of his interview describing his time as a prisoner of war (POW) during World War II. Fred volunteered to be a navigator in the air corps of the US military. While on a mission to bomb a synthetic oil field, his plane was shot down over Hungary. Fred managed to parachute out of the plane and survived, only to endure more horrors...
Keywords: Childhood; Jewish Identity; Career and Professional Life; World War Two; Jewish education; Eastern Europe; Advice; Religion and ritual; Western Europe; United States; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Urban; Assimilation; Soviet Union; Immigration; Migration; Holocaust; Jewish community; Travel; Fred Irving; Air Force; Prisoner of War; Military; General Patton; Army; 1940s; Unitarianism; Brown University; Providence RI; Rhode Island; Tuskegee Airmen; Navigator; British; German; Nuremberg; Bar Mitzvah; Jamaica; Hungary; Germany; Iceland; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 57
[audio]Mayn Vayb Kumt Bald Arayn - Yiddish Book Center
Ben Gailing
Keywords: discovery project; Yiddish Book Center; Ben Gailing; Yiddish
Downloads: 20
[movies]Albert Berkowitz 13october2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)
Albert Berkowitz was a docent at the Yiddish Book Center for ten years. He began by talking about his family, especially his grandmother (the only of that generation he ever knew) from Rumania. He described how his grandmother came to Staten Island with her children (some by marriage - she had three husbands, all of whom she outlived - and some her own) after selling all of her assets after her third husband died...
Keywords: Advice; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Immigration; Migration; and place; Music; Press; Radio; Career and Professional Life; World War Two; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Urban; Assimilation; Washington; D.C; Classical music; philharmonic; New York City; U.S. Maritime service; docent; English tutor; Tibet; literacy; mamaliga; Ploesti; Rumania; grandmother; kosher; shabbes; chorus; Young at Heart
Downloads: 71
[audio]A New Take on Gefilte Fish - Yiddish Book Center
Jeffrey Yoskowitz, one of the founders of The Gefilteria, speaks with us about their new take on gefilte fish, beet kvass cocktails, Passover, and Jewish food. Episode 58 March 19, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Gefilteria; Jeffrery Yoskowitz; kvass; Jewish food; Passover
Downloads: 528
[audio]The Pin: A Yiddish language film - Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of "The Pin," shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Pin; Naomi Jaye; Yiddish film; Tune in!
Downloads: 8
[movies]Nancy Sherman 13October2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Rachel)
Nancy Sherman was interviewed on October 13, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center. Nancy Sherman’s interview begins with a brief overview of her family’s history. As Nancy shares details of her maternal family’s arrival in the United States, she describes the success story of her great-grandmother who began as a worker in a sweatshop and eventually became an interior designer. Nancy then describes her life at the border of Queens and Long Island in New York...
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestors; Food and culinary traditions; Childhood; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Yiddish learning; Literature; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; and place; Career and Professional Life; Religion and ritual; Jewish holidays; Family traditions; Eastern Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Roots/heritage; Assimilation; Travel; Kiev; Amherst; Brother's ashkenazi; Anna Margolin; Kadia Molodovsky; Leonard Bernstein; Aaron Lansky; Itzik Manger; Sholem Aleichem; Hadassah; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 46
[audio]A story about the rebe's daughter's marriage - Yiddish Book Center
Jean Korim Shultz tells a story from her childhood in Dabeik.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Jean Korim Shultz; Dabeik; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[movies]Bina Addes 4Oct2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Bina Addes, Wexler Oral History Project Oral Historian and child of Holocaust survivors, was interviewed by Jessica Parker on October 4, 2012 in Amherst, MA. Bina was born in 1947 in a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany, where she spent the first couple years of her life. Her parents were both from Poland and each lost members of their immediate families before and during the Holocaust; Bina's maternal grandfather was killed in a pogrom when her mother was two years of age...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Western Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Summer camp; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Urban; World War Two; Germany; Poland; Jewish Community of Amherst; JCA; Holocaust; World Was II; Zionism; Second Generation; Conservative; Reconstructionist; Bina Addes
Downloads: 20
[movies]Walter Rosenthal 22July2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Walter Rosenthal, marketing and advertising professional, was interviewed by Lynn Yanis on July 22, 2013 in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Walter Rosenthal Oral History Interview, interviewed by Lynn Yanis, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 22, 2013...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Jewish Identity; Career and Professional Life; Jewish holidays; Transmission; Travel; Wlater Rosenthal; Commack Jewish Center; Plainville Jewish Center
Downloads: 11
[audio]Ilan Stavans in Conversation - Yiddish Book Center
Author, culture commentator, and scholar Ilan Stavans speaks with Josh Lambert about a program originally planned for November 2012. Yiddish con Salsa, a weekend program at the Yiddish Book Center has been scheduled for April 19-21, 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yiddish-con-salsa. Episode 43 September 25, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Education; Latin American Jews; Ilan Stavans; Josh Lambert; Tune in
Downloads: 425
[audio]Isaac Metzker - Oyfn zeydns felder? Grandfather's Arc - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Metzker; Yiddish
Downloads: 17
[audio]Realizing Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman, director of the Yiddish Book Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program, to learn about the launch of the Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship, development of the Center's Yiddish translation website, new translations, e-publishing of Yiddish translation, and so much more. Episode 61 April 30, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish translation; Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program; Yiddish translation website; Aaron Lansky; Sebastian Schulman
Downloads: 369
[movies]Sarah Benor 18December2011 - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Sarah Benor was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 18, 2011 at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference in Washington, D.C.
Keywords: Advice; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish revival and activism; Coming back to Yiddish; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Other Jewish languages; Music; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Other languages; Hebrew; Family history; stories about ancestors; Scholarship; Academia; Transmission; Jewish community; Yiddishkeyt LA; Steiner Summer Program; Columbia University; Stanford University; 1990s; Hasidism; Orthodox; Sarah Bunin Benor; Ladino; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
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